Thursday, 19 May, 2022
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Topic: us airstrike

Viral video of US airstrike that killed Qassem Soleimani is from a video game

The video has been going viral on Facebook and WhatsApp since Tuesday, with one post getting more than 17,000 views.

Gold nears 6-year high after US kills Iranian commander Soleimani

Amid mounting tensions in the Middle East, gold registered its biggest annual gain in almost a decade, also aided by a weaker dollar and lower real rates.

Trump says Soleimani’s reign of terror is over, was plotting attacks on Delhi & London

Speaking to reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, US President Donald Trump also said that top Iranian commander Soleimani made the 'death of innocent people his sick passion'.

Iran’s Qassem Soleimani was on Bush and Obama’s kill list too but Trump went for the attack

Top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani whom Donald Trump ordered killed was trained to disregard human lives.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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